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AGM 4th March 2015

Unison Branch AGM This is early notice that next year’s AGM has been booked in Waltham Forest Town Hall Council Chambers for Wednesday 4th March 2015 from 12 noon to 2pm and 4 to 6pm. All members are entitled to attend. 

Posted in Miscellaneous

Branch Meeting – 17 October 2013

The next Branch Meeting will be held next Thursday on 17 October 2013.   Please see the attached notice: Meeting Notice  

Posted in Branch Meetings

Pensions – Auto Enrolment is Coming

From October 2012 the new government rules about occupational pension schemes came into force. Under these rules employers will have to enrol all staff (new and existing) into a pension scheme.

Posted in Pensions (Local Government)

Staying Active in UNISON November Newsletter 2012

Greater London Region Retired Members’ Newsletter Staying Active in UNISON November Newsletter 2012

Posted in Retired Members

Mass Rally Against Kier – Town Hall, Wednesday 18 July 2012, 7pm

Please join us in a Mass Rally with the other Trade Unions to protest against Kier and its activities next Wednesday 18 July 2012 at 7pm. There will be a full Council Meeting on the 18th and we intend to

Posted in Miscellaneous

We Are Waltham Forest Against EDL Public Meeting 12 June 2012

There will be a public meeting organised by We are Waltham Forest against English Defence League on 12 June 2012.  This will be held at 7.30pm at Harmony Hall, Truro Road, Walthamstow E17 7BY.  Please come and show your support to

Posted in In the Community, Miscellaneous

Still Fighting for Equal Pay – Cosmopolitan Joins the Campaign

Our branch has long campaigned for Equal Pay and we have had some success in Waltham Forest Council.  However, the current government has scrapped the proposal to implement equal pay audits and publish the results for all companies employing 250

Posted in Terms and Conditions

Branch Meeting Tuesday 8 May 2012

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BRANCH MEETING SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY 8 MAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED  

Posted in Branch Meetings

UNISON members vote YES to strike

Members of UNISON, the UK’s largest union, have today voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action to protect their pensions.

Posted in Pensions (Local Government)

Lobby the Cabinet, 8th November

The Council Cabinet have a meeting on Tuesday 8th November. They have recently sent us our dismissal notices and this will provide an opportunity for us to express our disappointment in them at their actions.

Posted in Terms and Conditions
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